Stuart stars at animal fun day in Ely

PUBLISHED: 17:56 09 September 2013 | UPDATED: 17:56 09 September 2013

Ely Museum hold a Furry Animals Day, with Woodgreen Animal Shelter, Education Assistant Jenny Metson, with Stuart the mouse and Sian from Ely

Ely Museum hold a Furry Animals Day, with Woodgreen Animal Shelter, Education Assistant Jenny Metson, with Stuart the mouse and Sian from Ely

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STUART the mouse was centre stage for a Furry Fun Day held at Ely Museum on Thursday.

Ely Museum hold a Furry Animals Day, with Woodgreen Animal Shelter, Education Officer Helen Bulgin with (l-r) Millie and Charlie from Ely, making cat toysEly Museum hold a Furry Animals Day, with Woodgreen Animal Shelter, Education Officer Helen Bulgin with (l-r) Millie and Charlie from Ely, making cat toys

The mouse was brought along by staff from Wood Green Animal Shelter who spoke to a group of youngsters about looking after their pets and the work that the shelter, based in Godmanchester, carries out for injured or abandoned pets.

The children were given the opportunity to handle Stuart before turning their hands to making toys for pet cats and other small animals using just a handful of household items.

Wood Green’s education assistant Jenny Metson then answered questions from the group about her work and offered tips for keeping their own pets healthy and happy.

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